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Grants We Funded

Grant applicants for the 2021 cycle requested a total of over $3.3 million dollars. The PSF Study Section subcommittees of Basic & Translational Research and Clinical Research evaluated 106 grant applications on the following topics:

The PSF awarded research grants totaling more than $755,000 to support 25 plastic surgery research proposals.

ASPS/PSF leadership is committed to continuing to provide high levels of investigator-initiated research support to ensure that plastic surgeons have the needed research resources to be pioneers and innovators in advancing the practice of medicine.

Research Abstracts

Search The PSF database to have easy access to full-text grant abstracts from past PSF-funded research projects 2003 to present. All abstracts are the work of the Principal Investigators and were retrieved from their PSF grant applications. Several different filters may be applied to locate abstracts specific to a particular focus area or PSF funding mechanism.

Side-to-Side Nerve Grafting to Enhance Nerve Regeneration

Gregory Borschel MD · The Hospital for Sick Children

Silicone Joint Arthroplasty for Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Clinical Trial

Kevin Chung MD, MS · University of Michigan

Silicone toxicity and auto-immune disease in breast implant patients

Michael Delong MD · The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Simulation Model For Microsurgery Training

Howard Wang MD · University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Simultaneous renal and vascularized bone allotransplantation

Gerhard Mundinger MD · University of Maryland, Baltimore

Simultaneous Stem Cell and Composite Tissue Transplantation

David Mathes MD · University of Washington

Single Cell Analysis of SDF-1 Mediated Stem Cell Recruitment

Zeshaan Maan MD · Stanford University

Single cell transcriptional analysis of fibroblasts in Dupuytren disease

Janos Barrera MD · Stanford University

Single-agent Immunomodulation in Pediatric Craniofacial CTA

Joseph Losee MD · University of Pittsburgh

Sirtuin Regulation of Aging Human Adipose Tissue

Ivona Percec MD PhD · The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania